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Pakistan's Private Schools Ban Malala's Memoir

Managers of privately run schools in Pakistan have banned Malala Yousafzai’s book from their libraries, alleging that parts of it disrespect Islam and that its teenage Pakistani author has acted as a “propaganda tool of the West” to defame her native country.   Yousafzai’s memoir “I Am Malala” was released in October and is co-written by a British journalist (Christina Lamb).   The book remains among the best sellers internationally, but it has come under fire from right-wing...

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